Encyclopedia of Religion
This work is a standard reference in the field. It provides electronic access to the "print" version published in 2005. From the Encyclopedia description, this work presents "...a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors."